Carpet Layer Helper

Assist Carpet Layers to lay carpeting on floors and stairs.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $41,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Carpet Layer Helpers do?

Assists CARPET LAYER to lay carpeting on floors and stairs by performing any combination of following duties: Stretches and tacks carpeting to floors. Cuts rug padding to specified size and tacks it in place on floor, using hammer. Trims carpeting to fit around openings, using knife. Nails metal treads across door openings to hold carpet in place. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.

Should I be a Carpet Layer Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Carpet or Rug Layer Helper, Cupola Liner Helper, Floor-Layer Helper, Laborer, Concrete Paving, Laborer, Heading See More

    How to become a Carpet Layer Helper

    Carpet Layer Helpers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Carpet Layer Helper-related education!
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